Please take a look below for directions to the NEC, if you would prefer a more visual representation of the results, please see the map at the bottom of the page which will let you get directions based on your address.

By Car

The NEC is situated 8 miles East of Birmingham City Centre

From the M6 (North & South)

Take Junction 4, for M42 South and the NEC

From the M5 (North & South)

Take the junction for the M42, from the M42 take junction 6 for the NEC

From the M42

Take junction 6 for the NEC

From the M40

Go North onto M40, take the East bound exit, turn onto the M42 (towards Birmingham) Take junction 6 for the NEC

Access into the NEC complex is well signposted

If using SatNav enter the following postcode: B40 1NT

Surface World Live will be signposted within the NEC complex. Use the SOUTH car parks, which are nearest to the exhibition hall.

By Train

Birmingham International Station is connected with most major rail routes from the North and South of the country. At Birmingham International Station take the stairs or lift from any platform up to the station interchange, you will find the entrance to The NEC located on the right hand side as you exit the station. Walk through the covered walkway, called The Bridge Link, following signs for The Pavillion.

By Plane

Convenient connection directly from the airport to the NEC. Birmingham International Airport is now directly connected to Birmingham International Station via the Skytrain. The Skytrain runs between the Airport and the train station. From here you then walk for just a few minutes. The entrance to the NEC is sign posted at the station, take the covered walkway, called The Bridge Link, and follow signs for The Pavillion.

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